Sheffield Hallam University

Faculty of Development and Society

Imperialism and Culture



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Imperialism and Culture

Format: Online

Program Description:

The aims of the course are to provide students with a broad theoretical and empirical knowledge about imperialism in its historical and contemporary formations and consequences. As well as looking at imperialism as an economic phenomenon, the course will examine the role of the state in the development, evolution and maintenance (ideologically and politically) of the Empire; the cultural impact of the Empire in Europe; and the historical roots of Britishness, nationalism and national identity.